High quality self-publishing print platform Blurb is sold while serial fiction platform Radish raises $63m
Covid hasn't lowered book sales but people have bought from Amazon not bookstores; Amazon in Sweden; Audio white paper at Frankfurt.
Brandon Anderson's $5.8m Kickstarter makes waves, James Daunt reflects on Barnes & Noble post Covid, and Wattpad advises users to change password.
What are the best time management tips for authors? Our Member Q&A is hosted by Michael La Ronn and ALLi Director Orna Ross.
Bookbub introduce "related authors" feature for ads, Kobo introduces unlimited streaming, and Mark Dawson raises questions over chart position tactics.
Netgalley adds audio offering, Gardners buy Bertrams warehouse, Frankfurt Book Fair announce digital events, Amazon join lawsuit against Kiss Library
The AskALLi team is super excited to announce a new series of blogs starting today. The Alliance of Independent Authors is a global organisation and wants to honour that by bringing you a series of global facing blogs. With a huge thanks to Mark Williams of The New Publishing Standard who is bringing his expertise and experience to contribute to these posts. This is the International Insights for Indie Authors series and today's post is all about the Asian markets.
Subscription reading platforms continue to grow, but they remain small and vulnerable to Amazon. Ingram's print on demand grows as print sales rise.
Frankfurt Book Fair wants to hear from you, the latest insights on audiobooks, and Amazon makes a move in Sweden and India.
Bookbeat Insights offers transparency for authors making their work available on subecription services; new opportunities from Twitch.
PublishingPaidMe, InclusiveIndies, BlackoutBestSellerList, We Need More Diverse Books and other responses from the book industry to Black Lives Matter.
US Selfies Awards announces its shortlist, #publishingpaidme highlights industry advance discrepancies, and the future of online festivals